WORLD TO COME

WORLD TO COME BY DARA HORN   BOOK REVIEW: A million-dollar Chagall is stolen from a museum during a singles’ cocktail hour. The unlikely thief, former child prodigy Benjamin Ziskind, is convinced that the painting once hung in his parents’ living room. This work of art opens a door through which we discover his family’s startling … Read more

OUT OF CAROLINA

BASTARD OUT OF CAROLINA BY DOROTHY ALLISON PURPLE TREE BOOKS REVIEW: Don’t be turned off or mislead by the title. Dorothy Allison’s work is reminiscent of Toni Morrison’s Bluest Eye or Cristine Garcia’s Dreaming in Cuban and creates a poignant look at broken family life, sexual abuse, female gender roles and mother-daughter relationships. It is … Read more